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Healthcare Leadership: Selected Web Sites
A guide to library resources that students and faculty in the Healthcare Leadership masters program will find useful, including ebooks, online journals, tutorials and more.
From their web site: The American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM) is the premier professional organization in healthcare administrative management. AAHAM's mission is to provide education, certification, networking, and advocacy for healthcare revenue cycle professionals.
From the web site: American Medical News is the print and online news source for physicians published by the American Medical Association. No other single publication covers the same spectrum of medical news.
From the web site: Health Affairs is the leading journal of health policy thought and research. The peer-reviewed journal was founded in 1981 under the aegis of Project HOPE, a nonprofit international health education organization. Health Affairs explores health policy issues of current concern in domestic and international spheres. Its mission is to serve as a high-level, nonpartisan forum to promote analysis and discussion on improving health and health care, and to address such issues as cost, quality, and access.
From the web site: Health Forum is a strategic business enterprise of the American Hospital Association (AHA) which develops and delivers information and innovative services to help health care leaders achieve organizational performance excellence and sustainability.
From their web site: The HLA is a consortium of the nation's premier professional healthcare administration associations, representing more than 140,000 healthcare management professionals. The goal of the Alliance is to pursue common interests and advance the healthcare management profession. The HLA Competency Directory is a direct result of this unique and valuable collaboration.
From their web site: The Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC), a coalition of chief executives from all disciplines within American healthcare, is the exclusive forum for the nation’s healthcare leaders to jointly develop policies, plans, and programs to achieve their vision of a 21st century system that makes affordable, high-quality care accessible to all Americans.
From their web site: The National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL) is a not-for-profit organization that works to ensure that high quality, relevant and accountable leadership is available to meet the challenges of delivering quality patient healthcare in the 21st century. NCHL’s goal is to improve health system performance and the health status of the entire country through effective healthcare management leadership.
From the web site: The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services External Web Site Policy , is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.
From the web site: The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, has been a center of information innovation since its founding in 1836. The world’s largest biomedical library, NLM maintains and makes available a vast print collection and produces electronic information resources on a wide range of topics that are searched billions of times each year by millions of people around the globe. It also supports and conducts research, development, and training in biomedical informatics and health information technology. In addition, the Library coordinates a 6,000-member National Network of Libraries of Medicine that promotes and provides access to health information in communities across the United States.
From the web site: The Office of the Surgeon General, under the direction of the Surgeon General, oversees the operations of the 6,500-member Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service and provides support for the Surgeon General in the accomplishment of her other duties. The Office is part of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Surgeon General serves as America's Doctor by providing Americans the best scientific information available on how to improve their health and reduce the risk of illness and injury. The Surgeon General is appointed by the President of the United States with the advice and consent of the United States Senate for a 4-year term of office. In carrying out all responsibilities, the Surgeon General reports to the Assistant Secretary for Health, who is the principal advisor to the Secretary on public health and scientific issues.
From the web site: WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends. In the 21st century, health is a shared responsibility, involving equitable access to essential care and collective defence against transnational threats.
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